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Beth Israel Synagogue

A. Lacle Blvd. # 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 582 3272
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Warm and Welcoming!

There is an active Jewish community in Aruba. Tourists are always welcome to be part of the mix of... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Brad F
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North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Worth visiting

This is a quaint synagogue for both locals and tourists. Everyone is friendly and accommodating and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
arubamark
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USA
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A. Lacle Blvd. # 2, Oranjestad, Aruba
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+297 582 3272
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

There is an active Jewish community in Aruba. Tourists are always welcome to be part of the mix of locals and transients that participate in Shabbat services. The services are in English and a lot of singing. The Rabbi blends Sephardic and Ashkenazic melodies into...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a quaint synagogue for both locals and tourists. Everyone is friendly and accommodating and easy to get along with. You will be quite welcome.

3  Thank arubamark
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

The rabbi and congregants were extremely warm, which made us feel very welcomed. The service was in Hebrew (with transliterations so even I could follow along and participate) and English. It's an extremely small congregation, so half of the attendees that night were from the...More

3  Thank DadraMcLean
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Recently my husband and I again travelled to Aruba with friends. I had read in Trip Advisor about the synagogue. Accompanied by our Jewish friends, my husband and I visited on a Friday night for Shabat (sp?). Although we are not Jewish we enjoyed the...More

3  Thank caio591
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Unfortunately, I found out about shul in Aruba a day before we left to US. I was very disappointed about it. We planning to attend Aruba next year again. I will attend synagogue for sue.

2  Thank Alexinna
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

It is only one block off the main street in Oranjestad but get directions before you start out. We didn't but eventually found it. It is small by North American standards but welcoming and with an interesting history. You don't have to be Jewish to...More

7  Thank nat1225
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

A wonderful, small group of people welcomed us graciously! We enjoyed the experience and suggest you visit.

3  Thank peterwestchester
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

We always enjoy meeting people fom all walks of life. We arrived right before services, and were greeted by te rabbi. There were about 50 people in all, most of them tourists. People dressed differrnyy, from shorts, to a more moderate, modest dress. Men and...More

6  Thank Lia H
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

This is the only synagogue in Oranjestad. It is Conservative. They hold services every Friday night and are very welcoming. If you are looking to celebrate Shabbat, this is the place to go.

4  Thank ccsuwxman19
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

A wonderful place to understand the influence that its practitioners had and continue to have on the Island.

1  Thank WE- R
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Response from Alexinna | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All cruise lines dock in center of Oranjestad. Synagogue is there. Just ask. You can use your GPS when get off. Walking distance. Good luck.
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